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Sutherland Falls – Revelstoke

Sutherland Falls – Revelstoke

There are some gorgeous waterfalls near Revelstoke (in BC, Canada) but one of the easiest to visit is Sutherland Falls. You only need to walk for a few minutes to reach this imposing waterfall, so the effort to reward ratio is fantastic! Sutherland Falls is located in Blanket Creek Provincial Park, so just off the Nakusp Mica Creek Highway (Highway 23). This also looks like a great place to camp near Revelstoke. The Blanket Creek Campground and day use area…

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Black Tusk via Helm Creek

Black Tusk via Helm Creek

Black Tusk is one of the most iconic and distinct landmarks near Whistler (Canada). I have wanted to hike up here ever since I first saw the jaunty-looking peak from afar. However as it is a tough hike, Marc and I waited until we had plenty of experience hiking in BC before we dared give it a go. It was worth the wait – I loved every second of this gorgeous hike. It is possible for fast/strong walkers to hike…

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Frosty Mountain – Golden Larches

Frosty Mountain – Golden Larches

Visiting Frosty Mountain to see the beautiful golden larches has to be one of the best possible autumn hikes on the west coast of Canada. I was expecting this to be a very tough hike as it is so long and has a hefty amount of elevation gain. However the path is really well built and never too steep or technical; So to my great surprise it was easier than I expected. I have seen photos that there is now…

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Panorama Ridge via Helm Creek

Panorama Ridge via Helm Creek

I love Panorama Ridge. It is a challenging adventure but it is also such a popular area to hike, that BC parks had to start issuing day passes in summer to manage the number of visitors. Most people visit Panorama Ridge as a day hike from Rubble Creek. This year Marc and I decided to hike in from the opposite direction, via Helm Creek. The route up via Helm Creek was far quieter than the route we’ve previously taken from…

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